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Community News

  • Registration Fair set for Head Start

    A Registration Fair is scheduled for Friday, May 9, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Head Start building, located next to Trimble County Middle School.  Trimble County Head Start/Preschool serves 3 and 4 year old income eligible children who live in Trimble County.  A limited number of tuition-based slots for children who are four-years old by the public school cutoff date (October 1, 2014) may be available for families who do not meet income guidelines.  Please call (502) 255-3620 to schedule an appointment for your child for the Registration Fair.

  • Rotary to select ‘Citizen of the Year’

    Each year the Bedford Rotary Club selects a person from the Trimble County area for its “Citizen of the Year Award.” The purpose is to highlight achievements of an individual who has contributed positively to our community.
    “Service Above Self” is the general theme for the Rotary International Organization.
    The club is soliciting suggestions from the community for a potential recipient of this award. This involves sending in a recommendation outlining the achievements. The deadline for receipt of the recommendation is Tuesday, May 6, 2014.

  • Roberts named to WKU President’s List

    Hannah Elaine Roberts, a 2013 Trimble County High School honor graduate and recipient of the Kelly Jewell Memorial and Bedford Elementary PTO Scholarships, has earned the honor and high academic achievement of President Scholar At Western Kentucky University of the 2013 fall semester.

  • Local charity sponsors play about child abuse

    In recognition that April is National Child Abuse Prevention month, the Ohio Valley United Charities, Inc., is sponsoring ten performances by the Blue Apple Players of Louisville, for area elementary students about ‘body safety’ at schools in Trimble, Carroll, Gallatin, Henry and Owen counties, April 21-29.

  • Library to host signing by local author, Goodin

    The Trimble County Public Library will be hosting new local author, Jennifer Goodin, for a discussion and book signing on Thurs., April 17 at 6:30 pm. Goodin’s new novel, Truth and Grace, will also be available for purchase at the event.
    Truth and Grace was independently published and has a five star review on Amazon. The plot of the novel is described as:

  • Trimble High’s Tray Robbins is Rotary Club speech winner

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County High School senior Tray Robbins was the winner of the Bedford Rotary Club’s annual high school speech contest, held March 11.

  • Program on Icelandic horses captivates Bedford Rotary Club

    By Charles Liston
    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Heard of the Icelandic horse breed? Maybe one or two of the Bedford Rotary Club attendees at the Feb. 18 meeting had. An excellent and informative presentation on this fascinating breed was given by Carrie Brandt and her mother, Maggie, of Shelbyville.

  • Iron Man race competition explained

    By Charles Liston
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Anyone want to try an “Iron Man” competition? It’s only a 140.6-mile distance, which must be completed between 7:00 a.m. and midnight the same day, and involves a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and finally a marathon run of 26.2 miles.
    It was exhausting sitting there and hearing about this at the recent Bedford Club meeting on Feb. 11. John and Stacey Crawley of Crawley Heating and Cooling, Madison, provided a comprehensive overview of the program, of which they are participants.  

  • Good Samaritan of Trimble County

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Thirteen-year-old Trystan Liter recently demonstrated a random act of kindness placing him in the category of a Good Samaritan. Instead of asking for presents at his birthday party, Liter requested all of his guests bring canned goods.
    Trystan explained, “My parents provided me with a great party at the old elementary school in Milton. I really didn’t need anything else. Therefore, I had my friends donate canned goods so we could give them to a local food bank.”

  • Beta contest winners announced